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What time period is The Yellow Wallpaper set in?

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1880. The plot of the story is focused on a depressed woman who was forced to be isolated and loses her sanity. The story was focused on portraying the trials of women in the Victorian era and how the ‘Rest Cure’ affected her whilst she suffered from post-partum depression. From a family of outspoken women, the author vocalizes her displeasure at society’s limitations on women in the book.

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